Windows Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Windows
UK > UK excluding London

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London requiring Windows skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Windows over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 12 16 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Windows 6,853 5,883 7,911
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 9.43% 11.70% 9.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.92% 66.46% 54.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,311 3,965 5,949
10th Percentile £24,807 £25,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £40,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -7.95% - -2.22%

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London

Windows falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills in the UK excluding London.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,240 8,852 14,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.09% 17.60% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7,589 5,750 9,438
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,775 £73,750
UK median annual salary £46,293 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -11.82% - +5.00%

Windows
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Windows as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows in the UK excluding London

Windows
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Windows in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Windows in the UK excluding London

Windows
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Windows in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Windows in the UK excluding London

Windows
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
South East -2 1,912 £41,500 +10.67% 317
North of England 0 1,478 £37,500 -6.25% 261
Midlands +5 1,293 £34,375 -14.06% 158
South West +5 958 £40,000 -4.48% 158
North West +1 781 £40,000 -11.11% 133
West Midlands +8 740 £35,000 -12.50% 90
East of England +2 675 £32,500 -13.33% 113
East Midlands +4 548 £34,000 -15.00% 68
Yorkshire +3 534 £37,500 +7.14% 99
Scotland -37 340 £45,000 +5.88% 81
North East +6 165 £35,000 -12.50% 36
Wales +5 145 £32,500 -7.14% 34
Northern Ireland -11 48 £37,500 -16.67% 4
Isle of Man -1 13 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Windows
UK

Windows
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 983 (14.34%) Microsoft Exchange
2 674 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 132 (1.93%) IIS
4 117 (1.71%) Apache
5 55 (0.80%) Confluence
6 34 (0.50%) OpenStack
7 32 (0.47%) CMS
7 32 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 31 (0.45%) Skype for Business
9 28 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 26 (0.38%) Tomcat
11 20 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 13 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.18%) Umbraco
13 12 (0.18%) WordPress
14 11 (0.16%) Tuxedo
15 10 (0.15%) nginx
16 7 (0.10%) ArcGIS
17 6 (0.088%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 977 (14.26%) Microsoft Office
2 232 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 80 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.23%) AutoCAD
7 15 (0.22%) Trello
8 12 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.10%) Adobe XD
11 6 (0.088%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.058%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.044%) Final Cut Pro
13 3 (0.044%) Pro Tools
13 3 (0.044%) Simulink
14 2 (0.029%) CATIA
14 2 (0.029%) NASTRAN
14 2 (0.029%) Sketch
14 2 (0.029%) Windchill
15 1 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 20 (0.29%) NEC Housing
2 17 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
5 8 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 5 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.058%) Shopify
8 3 (0.044%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.044%) Salesforce CRM
8 3 (0.044%) Teamcenter
9 2 (0.029%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 1 (0.015%) assyst
10 1 (0.015%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.015%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.015%) iTrent
10 1 (0.015%) Magento
10 1 (0.015%) SAP CRM
10 1 (0.015%) SAP GRC
10 1 (0.015%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.015%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,839 (41.43%) Microsoft 365
2 2,432 (35.49%) Azure
3 791 (11.54%) Entra ID
4 574 (8.38%) AWS
5 286 (4.17%) OneDrive
6 229 (3.34%) IBM Cloud
7 208 (3.04%) Azure DevOps
8 189 (2.76%) SaaS
9 143 (2.09%) IaaS
10 140 (2.04%) Serverless
11 123 (1.79%) Azure Functions
12 121 (1.77%) Azure Service Bus
13 118 (1.72%) Azure API Management
13 118 (1.72%) Azure Logic Apps
13 118 (1.72%) GCP
14 102 (1.49%) Google Workspace
15 86 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
15 86 (1.25%) Mimecast
16 76 (1.11%) Power Platform
17 70 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1,239 (18.08%) Firewall
2 981 (14.31%) DNS
3 750 (10.94%) DHCP
4 621 (9.06%) TCP/IP
5 595 (8.68%) LAN
6 592 (8.64%) WAN
7 524 (7.65%) VPN
8 382 (5.57%) Wi-Fi
9 331 (4.83%) SAN
10 297 (4.33%) Wireless
11 277 (4.04%) Internet
12 262 (3.82%) VLAN
13 253 (3.69%) VoIP
14 223 (3.25%) Network Security
15 137 (2.00%) WLAN
16 128 (1.87%) NAS
17 111 (1.62%) Remote Desktop
18 86 (1.25%) SNMP
19 85 (1.24%) SD-WAN
20 72 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 338 (4.93%) MongoDB
3 268 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
4 267 (3.90%) DB2
5 245 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 192 (2.80%) Relational Database
7 122 (1.78%) MySQL
8 118 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
9 65 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
10 61 (0.89%) Power BI
11 51 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 33 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (0.45%) QlikView
14 29 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 27 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
17 25 (0.36%) RDBMS
18 24 (0.35%) Redis
19 16 (0.23%) MariaDB
20 15 (0.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 161 (2.35%) Git
2 112 (1.63%) JIRA
3 89 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 59 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 48 (0.70%) Subversion
6 42 (0.61%) GitLab
7 27 (0.39%) Eclipse
7 27 (0.39%) MSI
8 21 (0.31%) Artifactory
9 20 (0.29%) LabVIEW
10 18 (0.26%) AdminStudio
11 16 (0.23%) CMake
11 16 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.19%) Bitbucket
13 13 (0.19%) InstallShield
14 12 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.15%) Ant
15 10 (0.15%) Trac
General
1 2,024 (29.53%) Social Skills
2 720 (10.51%) Finance
3 566 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
4 448 (6.54%) Public Sector
5 271 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 270 (3.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 251 (3.66%) Law
8 240 (3.50%) Organisational Skills
9 214 (3.12%) Retail
10 208 (3.04%) Telecoms
11 143 (2.09%) Legal
12 134 (1.96%) Electronics
13 122 (1.78%) Documentation Skills
14 120 (1.75%) Marketing
15 116 (1.69%) Aerospace
16 79 (1.15%) Automotive
17 78 (1.14%) Games
18 75 (1.09%) Presentation Skills
19 63 (0.92%) Military
20 57 (0.83%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,252 (18.27%) IT Support
2 1,093 (15.95%) Support Engineer
3 914 (13.34%) IT Engineer
4 867 (12.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 808 (11.79%) Analyst
6 675 (9.85%) Senior
7 639 (9.32%) IT Support Engineer
8 485 (7.08%) IT Technician
9 391 (5.71%) Developer
10 385 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 369 (5.38%) Lead
12 336 (4.90%) Support Technician
13 308 (4.49%) Support Analyst
14 305 (4.45%) IT Analyst
15 301 (4.39%) Software Engineer
16 269 (3.93%) IT Support Technician
17 254 (3.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 242 (3.53%) 1st Line Support
19 233 (3.40%) Administrator
20 227 (3.31%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (7.44%) .NET
2 372 (5.43%) HTML
3 329 (4.80%) CSS
4 310 (4.52%) REST
5 309 (4.51%) ASP.NET
6 305 (4.45%) AngularJS
7 304 (4.44%) React
8 291 (4.25%) Web Services
9 283 (4.13%) Vue
10 266 (3.88%) jQuery
10 266 (3.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 230 (3.36%) ASP.NET Core
12 229 (3.34%) Backbone.js
12 229 (3.34%) Ember.js
13 141 (2.06%) Node.js
14 110 (1.61%) WPF
15 76 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
15 76 (1.11%) XML
16 75 (1.09%) .NET Framework
17 60 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 454 (6.62%) Driving Licence
2 411 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 323 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 298 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 283 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 278 (4.06%) Algorithms
7 230 (3.36%) Data Structures
8 229 (3.34%) Blockchain
9 196 (2.86%) Onboarding
10 172 (2.51%) Public Cloud
11 163 (2.38%) Replication
12 140 (2.04%) PKI
13 127 (1.85%) Clustering
14 115 (1.68%) e-Learning
15 72 (1.05%) Smartphone
16 69 (1.01%) EPoS
17 63 (0.92%) Client/Server
18 58 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
19 55 (0.80%) Private Cloud
20 52 (0.76%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 2,490 (36.33%) Windows Server
2 1,829 (26.69%) Linux
3 1,320 (19.26%) Windows 10
4 529 (7.72%) Android
5 490 (7.15%) Apple iOS
6 473 (6.90%) Windows Server 2016
7 435 (6.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 387 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 272 (3.97%) Mac OS
10 225 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 209 (3.05%) Unix
12 122 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
13 114 (1.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 90 (1.31%) Windows 8
15 84 (1.23%) CentOS
16 82 (1.20%) Ubuntu
17 62 (0.90%) VMS
18 50 (0.73%) Data ONTAP
19 47 (0.69%) Mac OS X
20 33 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,632 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
2 1,174 (17.13%) ITIL
3 1,160 (16.93%) Customer Service
4 1,088 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 655 (9.56%) Cybersecurity
6 646 (9.43%) Mentoring
7 545 (7.95%) Agile
8 486 (7.09%) DevOps
9 426 (6.22%) Software Engineering
10 417 (6.08%) Computer Science
11 359 (5.24%) User Experience
12 340 (4.96%) Project Management
13 336 (4.90%) Service Management
14 322 (4.70%) MVC
15 317 (4.63%) Artificial Intelligence
16 305 (4.45%) OO
17 303 (4.42%) Web Development
18 300 (4.38%) Service Delivery
19 299 (4.36%) Coaching
19 299 (4.36%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 930 (13.57%) SQL
2 801 (11.69%) PowerShell
3 626 (9.13%) C#
4 554 (8.08%) Python
5 420 (6.13%) JavaScript
6 301 (4.39%) Java
7 289 (4.22%) C++
8 203 (2.96%) Bash
9 171 (2.50%) C
10 97 (1.42%) VB
11 54 (0.79%) VBScript
12 51 (0.74%) Perl
12 51 (0.74%) XAML
13 39 (0.57%) T-SQL
14 33 (0.48%) PHP
15 31 (0.45%) VB.NET
16 30 (0.44%) Shell Script
16 30 (0.44%) TypeScript
17 28 (0.41%) R
18 25 (0.36%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1,134 (16.55%) Degree
2 868 (12.67%) Security Cleared
3 503 (7.34%) SC Cleared
4 498 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 374 (5.46%) DV Cleared
6 311 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
7 298 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 268 (3.91%) CCNA
9 220 (3.21%) DBS Check
10 211 (3.08%) MCP
11 206 (3.01%) MCSE
12 140 (2.04%) A+ Certification
13 128 (1.87%) CCNP
14 90 (1.31%) Azure Certification
15 80 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
16 79 (1.15%) HND
17 77 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
17 77 (1.12%) MCSA
18 67 (0.98%) LPIC
19 65 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 446 (6.51%) SLA
2 169 (2.47%) GDPR
3 120 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
5 105 (1.53%) QA
6 53 (0.77%) PCI DSS
7 40 (0.58%) Accessibility
8 38 (0.55%) NIST
9 22 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 17 (0.25%) Data Quality
11 16 (0.23%) PMO
12 12 (0.18%) ITGC
13 8 (0.12%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.12%) SOC 2
14 7 (0.10%) ISO 13485
14 7 (0.10%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.088%) ISO 9000
15 6 (0.088%) MISRA
System Software
1 2,912 (42.49%) Active Directory
2 1,168 (17.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 910 (13.28%) Hyper-V
4 219 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
5 215 (3.14%) vSphere
6 213 (3.11%) Docker
7 157 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
8 101 (1.47%) Firmware
9 94 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
10 81 (1.18%) XenApp
11 67 (0.98%) XenDesktop
12 54 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
13 50 (0.73%) KVM
14 43 (0.63%) Terminal Services
15 29 (0.42%) VirtualBox
16 28 (0.41%) VMware NSX
17 24 (0.35%) pfSense
18 21 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
19 20 (0.29%) NFS
20 19 (0.28%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 684 (9.98%) Microsoft Intune
2 444 (6.48%) SCCM
3 267 (3.90%) Ansible
4 257 (3.75%) Kubernetes
5 185 (2.70%) vCenter Server
6 166 (2.42%) WSUS
7 140 (2.04%) Terraform
8 106 (1.55%) SCOM
9 76 (1.11%) Puppet
10 72 (1.05%) Prometheus
11 65 (0.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 54 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
13 48 (0.70%) ZABBIX
14 42 (0.61%) FortiGate
14 42 (0.61%) Grafana
14 42 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
15 41 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
16 36 (0.53%) Nagios
17 35 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
18 29 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3,514 (51.28%) Microsoft
2 1,723 (25.14%) VMware
3 592 (8.64%) Cisco
4 426 (6.22%) Red Hat
5 357 (5.21%) Citrix
6 332 (4.84%) Veeam
7 328 (4.79%) IBM
8 259 (3.78%) Dell
9 256 (3.74%) Apple
10 224 (3.27%) HP
11 199 (2.90%) Google
12 197 (2.87%) Oracle
13 155 (2.26%) NetApp
14 142 (2.07%) ServiceNow
15 118 (1.72%) Meraki
16 107 (1.56%) Sophos
17 99 (1.44%) Palo Alto
18 80 (1.17%) Adobe
19 74 (1.08%) Fortinet
20 73 (1.07%) SolarWinds